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Astilbe Younique White

Gorgeous on its own or paired with bold-colored varieties, this compact Astilbe can be planted in containers or in the border of the garden. Extremely easy to grow, plant Astilbe Younique White in any shady spot. (Astilbe) PP#19845

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Bag of 3 - Root Size: 2/3 eyes

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Details:

Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Size: 12-18" tall, 14-18" wide
Light: Half Sun / Half Shade
Bloom Time: Early to Mid Summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU ASL9H03
Common Name False Spirea
Botanical Name Astilbe Younique
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color White
Estimated Mature Height 12-18" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 14-18" wide
Bloom Time Early to Mid Summer
Planting Depth Plant so that the top of the root is 1" below the soil line.
Ships As Bare Root
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Clay Soil
Soil Moisture Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Containers, Cut Flowers
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • Hosta Earth Angel

    Hosta Earth Angel

  • Dutchman's Breeches

    Dutchman's Breeches

Description

About Astilbes: Easy to grow, tough and hardy, Astilbes are now a mainstay in all good perennial gardens. In fact, American gardeners are in the midst of a passionate love affair with Astilbes. Native to the far east, these beautiful plants and their hybrids have revolutionized the perennial possibilities of moist, shaded American gardens. They are companions of ferns and our favorite annuals, impatiens--one of the few flowers that make big color in full or partial shade.

The vast majority of the scores of hybrids now available are the work of one man, master hybridizer Georg Arends (Yes, that's why you keep seeing arendsii tacked onto hybrid names.) Mr. Arends, working in Ronsdorf, Germany spent decades hybridizing Sedums, Phlox, Campanulas....and his first love, Astilbes. In 1933, Arends introduced 74 different Astilbe cultivars, and there have been hundreds since.

These plume-flowered plants have ultra-handsome fern-like foliage, (usually dark glossy green) and stiff stems that always hold the elegant plumes aloft without any staking. Flower arrangers find the flower plumes are just as handsome in a vase as in a garden.

From tiny dwarfs to big draping hybrids, Astilbes are all quite easy to grow, as long as their ground does not dry out for long. They must have plenty of moisture, so choose your locations carefully.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • Hosta Earth Angel

    Hosta Earth Angel

  • Dutchman's Breeches

    Dutchman's Breeches

Reviews
How-To Guides
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • Hosta Earth Angel

    Hosta Earth Angel

  • Dutchman's Breeches

    Dutchman's Breeches

Shipping

Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • Hosta Earth Angel

    Hosta Earth Angel

  • Dutchman's Breeches

    Dutchman's Breeches

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